70th Anniversary of Executive Order 9066: Japanese American Incarcerees Tell Their Stories To National Public Radio In Nevada

This month, the Japanese American community reflects upon its past through Day of Remembrance programs, commemorating the February 19, 1942 signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, which authorized the forced removal and unjust incarceration of over 110,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry from the West Coast during World War II. This year... Continue Reading →

2012 Day of Remembrance In Los Angeles: 70 Years After E.O. 9066: Defending Our Civil Liberties – February 18, 2012

The following is a press release from Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress, the Pacific Southwest District of the Japanese American Citizens League, the Japanese American National Museum, and the Manzanar Committee. LOS ANGELES — The 2012 Day of Remembrance (DOR), 70 Years After E.O. 9066: Defending Our Civil Liberties, will include a special salute... Continue Reading →

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